Bloomsbury UK Launch Self-Publishing Service Database

Bloomsbury Publishing UK has launched a resource and service comparison database for self-published authors. The new database is part of Bloomsbury’s Writers’ & Artists’ website, a part of the yearbook brand, which provides information, articles and resources for writers, and reflects a growing shift in the UK publisher market towards service-driven companies.   Speaking to […]

TIPM Morning Brief: Friday, September 27th – Heroes, Villians and Statistics

It’s another packed brief of stories making the publishing news headlines over the past few days. Alas, once again the self and mainstream communities of the publishing industry are still fixated on creating heroes and villains in equal measure. The publishing industry has an innate knack of exploring extremities, finger-pointing and looking for scapegoats while deftly ignoring […]

Albury Books UK Purchases Rights to Collapsed USA Self-Publisher Vantage Press

TIPM has learned in recent days that Albury Books, an Oxford-based publisher in the UK, has purchased the right to use the Vantage Press name, one of the USA’s oldest self-publishing services. Albury Books, only recently registered and launched, is part of The Imago Group, an international book and print production services company.  TIPM was the first to report last year on […]

Guest Post: People in the Publishing Industry You Need to Be Following

The publishing industry is a tough business all around, particularly for writers. The best way to get published is to always, always be aware of the trends, influencers and happenings within the major publishing world, and social media makes that easier than ever. Here’s a selection of publishing industry insiders you need to be following on […]

TIPM Morning Brief: Monday, September 9th

This morning’s TIPM Morning Brief looks at some interesting article and interviews with self-published and hybrid authors. Sometimes I wonder if borders and integration between the traditional world of publishing and the indie author movement is getting healthier, or whether we are actually seeing new battle lines being drawn.  But first it’s author Kerry Wilkinson […]